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Theophilus North

Theophilus North
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Code: PSFNY-69186
Author: Matthew Burnett
ISBN/EAN: 9780573630415

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4m, 3f.

  • Set in the tony resort town of Newport, RI, during the height of the Jazz Age in summer, 1926, Theophilus North follows the exploits of the title character as he searches for adventure and his place in the world.
  • Quitting his teaching position in New Jersey, and stranded in Newport after his jalopy breaks down, thirty-year-old Theophilus takes odd jobs (tennis instructor, French tutor, private reader…) in houses of the wealthy, infiltrating himself into the lives and troubles of Newport’s residents, both upstairs and downstairs.
  • But the greatest adventure in store is not at all what he has imagined…

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